Egypt’s Al-Azhar Rejects Gender Equality in Inheritance, Tunisia Fires Back

Egypt’s Al-Azhar Rejects Gender Equality in Inheritance, Tunisia Fires Back

  Tunisia shocked the world this past Tuesday after its president, Beji Caid Essebsi , called for gender equality in marriage and inheritance. The Minister of Justice was asked to reconsider Publication No. 73 of Tunisian law; this publication bans Tunisian Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims. The president proposed an end to religious-based inheritance laws as […]

Muslim Miss Universe Contestant Makes History by Not Wearing a Bikini

Muslim Miss Universe Contestant Makes History by Not Wearing a Bikini

by Ali Khalifa

Miss Universe Great Britain contestant Muna Jama, who happens to be Muslim, just made history by refusing to wear a bikini on stage — opting for a caftan instead.   A post shared by Muna Jamađź”± (@ms_munajama) on Jul 18, 2017 at 8:56am PDT   This marks the first time in the world where a […]

Woman Allegedly Harassed for Wearing Burkini in Sahel

Woman Allegedly Harassed for Wearing Burkini in Sahel

Via Sarah El Amry When will this ever come to an end? The bikini vs. burkini fight has been invading Egypt’s beaches for the past three years, and we have had enough.   The bikini folks don’t want the burkinis material contaminating their pools, and consistently expect them to stick to ladies-only beaches. On the […]

I Cannot Afford Any Eid Clothes This Year and It’s Not Okay

I Cannot Afford Any Eid Clothes This Year and It’s Not Okay

by Rana Awadalla

  After a long month of fasting, prayers and self-reflection, the long awaited Eid Al Fitr finally arrives and we become more than thrilled to light up the streets with bomb w sawaree5 (fireworks), stuff our faces with all the ka7k we can find and show off all the new goodies we bought.   As a […]

Afghan Hijabi Model Lands Massive Fashion Campaign

Afghan Hijabi Model Lands Massive Fashion Campaign

by Farah Andil

Last year, Dolce & Gabbana was making waves internationally when the Italian fashion house launched its abaya collection. The popular brand released beautiful images for its luxurious, silky robes and bright scarves made specifically for Muslims.   Now, Dolce & Gabbana has decided to take things to the next level by making 23-year-old Afghan model […]

9 Dubai Spots That Will Take Your Iftar Game to the Next Level

9 Dubai Spots That Will Take Your Iftar Game to the Next Level

With so many options, the choice of iftars can seem a little bit intense. Which is why we’ve scoured Dubai for our favorite options for breaking your fast, so you don’t have to.     Zayna, The Ramadan Tent     Evenings come alive at Zayna, a sanctuary of tasteful opulence where the best of […]

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

To launch our new summer collection, we set out exploring, from coast to coast. Along the way we met truly amazing people (like you). Brave and loving, funny and powerful, complex and strong. You are Gap. And this is our portrait of an American summer. #IAmGap A post shared by Gap (@gap) on May 2, […]

Rapunzel Gets an Islamic Makeover in This Children’s Book

Rapunzel Gets an Islamic Makeover in This Children’s Book

  *sings* And at last I see the light, and Rapunzel is now Muslim. *sings*   Yesterday, Facebook page The Malaysian Feminist posted a photo of Disney princess Rapunzel, except her hair is nowhere to be seen because she’s hijabi.     The photo has only been online for 24 hours and it has already […]

Why Arabs Need to Drop Everything and Start Watching ‘Skam’ Right Now

Why Arabs Need to Drop Everything and Start Watching ‘Skam’ Right Now

  What is Skam? Why are some of your friends mentioning it on Social Media? Why is it that every time you go on Tumblr people are reblogging GIFs of Norwegian teenagers? Well, allow me to clear up your confusion.   Skam is your new favorite TV show. Okay wait, I know how it sounds because […]

VIDEO: Royal Jordanian Airlines’ New Ad About Discrimination Is So Powerful

VIDEO: Royal Jordanian Airlines’ New Ad About Discrimination Is So Powerful

  Arabs and Muslims don’t have it easy, especially when it comes to flying and airports. With all the terrorist attacks and new laws discriminating against Arabs and Muslims, flying has become a frightening event for us. We’re scared of the terrorist attacks, just like anyone else, but we’re also scared of taking the blame […]

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